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June 2017 – Vote for Parity!
As part of their 300th Anniversary celebrations the Mason’s are holding a public vote for 300 charities. Parity are nominated in the Hampshire & Isle of Wight region as 1 of 8 charities with the opportunity to win a donation of up to £25,000. Voting closes on the 31st July with results being revealed in August. To vote for Parity please click here. Thank you for your support!
May 2017 – Skydive Thanks
Parity would like to thank three brave supporters who took on the challenge of falling 10,000 ft. On Sunday 14th May Simon Vickery, Lawrence Duff and Rebecca Alexander took to the skies and had the experience of a lifetime. They had been busy fundraising over the past few months and managed to raise over an incredible £2500 with kind donations still coming in. Thank you to them for taking on the challenge your support really make a difference to our students.
April 2017 – Co-op Thanks
With thanks to the Co-op and it’s members who have been shopping in support of Parity. Over four months they have raised an incredible £12,945.99. Thank you to all that chose Parity this really will go a long way in supporting our students.
April 2017 – The Falkner’s Arms
Local pub The Falkner’s Arms have chosen Parity as their charity of the year. They will be holding a family fun day on Sunday 30th April at Ancell’s Farm Playing Fields from noon with a variety of other activities that is fun for all the family. Thanks to them for their support and for more information please click here"/a>
March 2017 – May Mowathon
Local company The Greenlawnsmith have kindly chosen to support Parity for Disability again this year. After a successful weekend last year which raised over £650 the May Mowathon is back for a second year. For more information and to enquire to get your lawn mown for a good cause please click here
January 2017 – Vickery showing their support to Parity
Local estate agents Vickery have chosen Parity as their charity partner. After visiting our day services and meeting our students they were very keen to get involved, we are excited to be working with them and thank them for their support.
December 2016 – Southern Derbyshire Lowers Hospital Admissions
A 2013 audit of the Southern Derbyshire PMLD Service revealed that hospital admissions in Southern Derbyshire for people with profound and multiple learning disabilities were significantly lower than in other parts of the country. A recent article in PMLD Link explains why it’s different in this locality. Click here: Southern Derbyshire Service for People with PMLD.
December 2016 – Parity Farnborough Fundraiser
Congratulations to the Farnborough Day Service team who worked so hard to put on their fantastic Winter Wonderland evening on Friday 2nd December. They had a great turnout and the variety of stalls included tombola, arts and crafts, photobooth, handmade wreaths and homemade cakes and biscuits.The Lydian Singers kindly came out to give the evening an even more Christmassy feel. In total the night made an incredible £1,350, thank you to all that came and made the night a success.
November 2016 – Parity Christmas Fayre
On Saturday 19th November, Parity held our annual Christmas Fayre in Princes Mead, Farnborough where stalls included a sci-fi photo booth, Jam and Chutney, Wood Turning, Tombola and Cakes. We were delighted to raise £1,029. The sci-fi photo booth had fantastic support and brought a smile to many with Darth Vader and other characters posing for photos with the local community.
October 2016 – Parity AGM
Parity’s AGM took place on Tuesday 4th October with the audited accounts approved for the financial year 2015/16. Parity acknowledged our hard working staff with long service awards for Keyworkers and n insightful presentation by Parity Physiotherapist Elizabeth Webb alongside students who demonstrated the success of the amazing Motomed stationary bike at Parity. Thank you to all that attended and for your support over the past year.